Covid-19 deaths slowing, recoveries at 73%

play article
Subscribers can listen to this article
Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize.
Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize.
Darren Stewart, Gallo Images

The country has recorded 6 670 new Covid-19 cases.

While the recovery rate has increased to 73%, this has been tempered by the death of 198 people.

This brings the number of confirmed cases to 559 858 after 30 318 more tests were conducted. 

READ | KZN expected to peak in coming weeks - Zweli Mkhize

On Sunday, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize confirmed another 198 people died of Covid-19. 

The Eastern Cape had 80 confirmed deaths, while Gauteng had 32, KwaZulu-Natal 63 and the Western Cape 23.

"This brings the cumulative total of reported Covid-19-related deaths to 10 408," said Mkhize who offered condolences to the loved ones of those who died. 

- Compiled by Jenni Evans

Lockdown For
DAYS
HRS
MINS
Voting Booth
Pyjamas or no pyjamas? Is sleeping in your day clothes:
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Disgusting!
61% - 2611 votes
Something I've seriously considered
11% - 455 votes
Normal in my household
28% - 1183 votes
Vote
ZAR/USD
16.39
(-0.65)
ZAR/GBP
21.15
(-0.47)
ZAR/EUR
19.39
(-0.56)
ZAR/AUD
11.95
(-0.64)
ZAR/JPY
0.16
(-1.01)
Gold
1948.18
(+0.02)
Silver
26.62
(-0.35)
Platinum
931.00
(+0.21)
Brent Crude
43.53
(0.00)
Palladium
2369.76
(+1.54)
All Share
54037.00
(-1.16)
Top 40
49804.96
(-1.18)
Financial 15
9666.74
(-1.77)
Industrial 25
72111.65
(-0.62)
Resource 10
54501.19
(-1.69)
All JSE data delayed by at least 15 minutes morningstar logo